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  • Sahel – The Sino-Russian quest to unseat France
    Rising anti-French sentiment has been evident across the Sahel for several years, leading to increased protests targeting French interests in the regi...
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    09 December 2022
  • Qatar: A failed sportswashing operation?
    Date first published: 01/12/2022 Key sectors: all Key risks: regional stability; reputational risk   Risk development The 2022 FIFA World Cup, th...
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    08 December 2022
  • Ones to Watch, 5 December 2022
    Americas: Court to deliver ruling in corruption case against Vice President Kirchner Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political violence In Argen...
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    05 December 2022
  • Malaysia: Another chance at a stable government
    Date first published: 24/11/2022 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; policy continuity; economic risks   Risk development Long-tim...
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    30 November 2022
  • Ones to Watch, 28 November 2022
    Americas: US eases sanctions as Venezuelan government begins fresh talks with the opposition Sectors: all; energy Key Risks: sanctions; business risks...
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    28 November 2022
  • Haiti: Entrenched gang power
    Date first published: 22/11/2022 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; violent unrest; deadly clashes; crime; kidnap and ransom   Ri...
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    23 November 2022
  • Ones to Watch, 21 November 2022
    Americas: Colombian government to resume formal peace talks with the ELN in Venezuela Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency; violent clashes; ...
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    21 November 2022
  • Iran: A Sustained Protest Movement?
    On 16 September Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman, died in the custody of the Iranian 'morality police' igniting a wave of protests thr...
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    17 November 2022
  • Pakistan: Attempted assassination of Imran Khan
    Date first published: 15/11/2022 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence   Risk development On 3 November former prime minis...
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    16 November 2022
  • Ones to Watch, 14 November
    Americas: Democrats perform better than expected, retain Senate in US midterm elections Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability...
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    14 November 2022
  • Brazil: Lula
    Date first published: 08/11/2022 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; regulatory uncertainty; political instability; political violence; civ...
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    09 November 2022
  • Ones to Watch, 7 November 2022
    Americas: Violent power struggle between government and criminal gangs to continue in Haiti Sectors: fuel distribution; all Key Risks: violent clashes...
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    07 November 2022